Meghnad Saha

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Birthday
6, 1893
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Feb 16, 1956 (62)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
6, 1893
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Feb 16, 1956 (62)

About

Astrophysicist who is most famous for developing Saha Equation, which describes chemical and physical conditions of stars. He was also the president of the 21st session of the Indian Science Congress in 1934.

Before Fame

He attended Dhaka College and was a professor at Allahabad University.

Trivia

The Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics was founded in his honor in 1943.

Family Life

He was born into a poor family led by his father, Jagannath Saha.

Associated With

He and pharmacologist, Salvador Moncada, were both named Fellows of the Royal Society.